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Skutustadir (Skútustaðir) Pseudocraters
Skutustadir (Skútustaðir) Pseudocraters

No marker available. Iceland, Mývatn

Pseudocraters are formed when lava flows over marshy ground, trapping water below it. The water heats and turns to steam. The steam escapes through vents, exploding and fragmenting the lava around the...



Fjadrargljufur (Fjaðrargljúfur) canyon
Fjadrargljufur (Fjaðrargljúfur) canyon

No marker available. Iceland, Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Don’t miss the stunning Fjadrargljufur canyon (yes it is difficult to even for Icelanders to pronounce). About 100m deep and 2km long, this buttressed canyon is best photographed in the morning. A...



Gomlu Sporin - Sogu hringur (Gömlu Sporin – Sögu hringur)
Gomlu Sporin - Sogu hringur (Gömlu Sporin – Sögu hringur)

No marker available. Borgarfjörður, Iceland, Borgarfjörður

Historic hiking trail with interesting farming relics from Husafell. 2.5km / 45 mins  



Solheimajokull (Sólheimajökull) glacier
Solheimajokull (Sólheimajökull) glacier

No marker available. Sólheimajökulsvegur, Iceland, Vík

Solheimajokull is an outlet glacier from Myrdalsjokull, Iceland’s fourth largest icecap. There aren’t many places in the world where you can get up close to a glacier, but this is one of them. The acc...



Kidarhlaup (Kiðárhlaup) The Artist’s Home Canyon
Kidarhlaup (Kiðárhlaup) The Artist’s Home Canyon

No marker available. Husafellsskogur, Iceland, Borgarfjörður

An enjoyable walk along both sides of the canyon up to a scenic viewpoint, passing sculptures by Pall Guðmundsson. 5km / 2hrs  



Mount Sulur hike
Mount Sulur hike

No marker available. Fálkafell, Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri

Akureyri’s classic mountain hike, 1144m Sulur commands panoramic views over the town, fjord and surrounding peaks. July and August are the best months for this strenuous mountain hike, for which walke...



Dyrholaey (Dyrhólaey) - A Short Hike
Dyrholaey (Dyrhólaey) - A Short Hike

No marker available. Dyrhólaey, 871 Vík, Iceland, Vík

Duration: 1 hour. Difficulty: a short hike with some steep sections and an ascent and descent of around 100m. The path can be stony and some sections are badly eroded. Interest: great views of the bla...



Storurd (Stórurð) hike
Storurd (Stórurð) hike

No marker available. Iceland, Borgafjordur Eystri

Duration: 5 hours. Difficulty: moderately strenuous. There are a couple of steep sections on the path and some streams to ford. Ascent and descent of around 250m. Interest: mountain views, birds, flor...



Rettarfell (Réttarfell) hike
Rettarfell (Réttarfell) hike

No marker available. Þórsmerkurvegur, Iceland, Hvolsvollur

Duration: 1.5 hours. Difficulty: a relatively short hike with some steep sections and an ascent and descent of around 300m. The path can be stony and some sections are badly eroded. Care is needed in...



Hiking to the Waterfalls of the River Skoga
Hiking to the Waterfalls of the River Skoga

No marker available. Gönguleið um Fimmvörðuháls, Iceland, Hvolsvollur

Duration: 3-5 hours. Difficulty: a steady climb and descent of about 300-400 meters, or more depending on how far you go. You will return by the same path so the choice is yours. Interest: if you foun...